Dr. Aalam co-authors article in World Journal of Emergency Medicine with Dr. Pines

December 19, 2017

Dr. AalamDr. Jesse PinesThe article examines the perceptions of emergency medicine residents on the quality of residency training in the United States and Saudi Arabia.

A central question for applicants to emergency medicine residency training programs is the quality of their educational experience and environment. Emergency medicine residency programs differ by educational quality, patient care experiences, faculty, ancillary support (e.g. nursing staff, etc.), workplace environment, how evaluations are conducted, and personal support ...

... Many physicians who are citizens of Saudi Arabia (SA) have the option to be supported by the King Abdullah scholarship program which funds United States (USA) and Canadian universities and hospitals programs to train SA physicians ...

... Therefore, comparing the quality of EM training in USA and SA residency training programs is important to help physicians who are choosing whether to train in the USA or SA.